Terms of Use

Welcome to Bibleandphilosophy.org, the website (“Site”) for the Jewish Philosophical Theology Project at The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute, “JPT” or “we”. This is the agreement that governs your use of Bibleandphilosophy.org (“User Agreement”). Please read the User Agreement and Privacy Policy carefully, because by visiting or using the Site, you agree to follow the rules contained in them. From time to time, we may modify our User Agreement, including our Privacy Policy, so please review them periodically for changes. Unless otherwise indicated, your continued use of Bibleandphilosophy.org after any modifications indicates your agreement to the modified terms.

Privacy
Please review our privacy policy, which also governs your use of Bibleandphilosophy.org and explains what information we collect when you visit Bibleandphilosophy.org, how we collect it, how we use it, and how we protect it.

Copyright
The Jewish Philosophical Theology website and all its contents, such as text, graphics, photographs, audio tracts, video tracts, and software, is owned by or licensed to The Jewish Philosophical Theology Project, unless otherwise stated, and is protected by Israel copyright laws, international treaties, and other intellectual property laws. Subject to the law of copyright, you may not copy, redistribute, retransmit, sell or publish protected material, without the prior written consent of The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute.

Appropriate use, as defined by law, may be made of material on this website, including quotation and attribution of protected material.
When quoting from the protected material, you must attribute the source of the quotation. you may not alter, modify or in any other fashion change the protected material, and may not do any other act which might diminish the value of the protected material in a manner which would cast aspersion on the creator of the protected material.

Trademark
“The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute,” and other trademarks, logos and indicia of source displayed on Bibleandphilosophy.org (collectively “Trademarks”) are owned by The Herzl Institute. The Trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that does not belong to The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion about whether The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute is the source, sponsor, or endorser of the product or service and may not be used in any manner that disparages or discredits The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute.

Links to Bibleandphilosophy.org, Frames and Metatags
You may not link to the home page of Bibleandphilosophy.org in any way that might cast The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute in a false or misleading light. You may not frame Bibleandphilosophy.org content so that it is viewed on another site. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates the name JPT, Bibleandphilosophy, Shalem, “The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute” or the Trademarks without our express written consent.

Online Purchases
Following an online purchase, immediate e-mail confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address provided. Changes to and cancellations of online bookings for conferences and events may be made up to a month prior to the conference for full refund. Online bookings for conferences and events cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund. In the event that the conference or event is cancelled by the Herzl Institute, all registration fees will be refunded. For online bookings for conferences and events cancelations, please contact gavriell@herzlinstitute.org .

Links to Other Web Sites
Our Site contains links to other web sites that contain information we think might interest you or from which you can order books. We have no control over these sites or their content. Remember that when you click on a link and leave Bibleandphilosophy.org for another site, you should read that site’s terms of use and privacy policy before using the site.

Disclaimers
Although JPT at The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute intends to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, “Trojan Horses” or other destructive materials to our site, we do not guarantee or warrant that our site or materials that may be downloaded from it are free from such destructive features. We are not liable for any damage or harm attributable to such features.

Limitation of Liability
The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute and our officers, Directors and Employees are not liable for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in our site, nor for any claim, loss or injury that results your use of our site or your breach of any provision of this user agreement.

Termination
We reserve the right to terminate this User Agreement, including its Privacy Policy section, at any time without notice for any reason, including for a user’s violation of any of the User Agreement provisions. The Limitation of Liability and Governing Law sections of this User Agreement survive any termination.

Agreement is Governed by the Laws of Israel
This User Agreement, including its Privacy Policy, and any claim or dispute relating to it is governed by the laws of Israel applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles. Any legal disputes pertaining to this website will be resolved in Jerusalem district courts.

Severability
If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severed and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision.

Privacy Policy
We know that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy describes the way that we collect and handle information we collect online from users of the Bibleandphilosophy.org site. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the User Agreement that governs the use of Bibleandphilosophy.org. By visiting Bibleandphilosophy.org or submitting your personally identifiable information to us, you accept the terms described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Policy
From time to time we may revise this Privacy Policy. Please review these web pages periodically for changes. Unless we explicitly require your consent to any of the new provisions, they will be effective as soon as they are posted and your continued use of Bibleandphilosophy.org after such time indicates your agreement to the modified terms. You are responsible for updating your personal information to provide us with your current email address.

Collection and Use of Information
This section describes the types of information we collect and the purpose for collection.

Personally identifying information
We collect personally identifying information that you voluntarily submit in order to receive email alerts or postal mailings with our newsletter, program information, and information about our other services, to sign up for one of our events, and to make purchases online. To receive information, or sign up for the newsletter, we ask that you submit a few personal details. We use the personally identifiable information you submit solely to fulfill your requests and will not share your personal information with third parties. If you make purchases through Bibleandphilosophy.org, we collect your credit card information in addition to your name and addresses for billing and mailing. We retain your credit card information for only so long as we are required to do so by the applicable bank, after which time we will dispose of it in a secure manner.

Anonymous information
From our server, we automatically collect certain anonymous information, such as the number of users visiting each page of Bibleandphilosophy.org, the IP address of each user’s computer, the browser each user employs, and the sites from which users link to Bibleandphilosophy.org. We may also use cookies to track traffic on specific areas of Bibleandphilosophy.org. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your computer. If you choose, you can remove our cookies by using the disabling function on your Internet browser. But if you remove our cookies, you will not be able to participate in any of the reader services that The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute offers (e.g., online purchases). We use all this anonymous information on an aggregate basis to evaluate how our visitors use and navigate Bibleandphilosophy.org so that we can continue to refine our site. We do not link this anonymous information to the personally identifiable information that you submit.

Transfer of Information to Israel
If you are located outside of Israel, please note that the information you provide to us will be transferred to Israel and that by registering with Bibleandphilosophy.org or ordering any of our products or services, you consent to this transfer and the storage, processing and use of this information in Israel, and the transfer of it to permitted third parties.

Sharing Information
We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information. JPT at The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute shares only names and mailing addresses and restricts disclosure solely to vendors responsible for mailing information. Those vendors must destroy your personal information after the mailing has been completed. If you do not wish us to share your information, please contact us at  gavriell@herzlinstitute.org  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
We also share your personally identifying information with companies that assist us in delivering electronic and postal mailings, provide maintenance for Bibleandphilosophy.org, or help facilitate our events. These companies will use your information solely to provide these services to us.
In the event of a transfer of ownership The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute, such as merger, acquisition, or any form of sale, transfer, restructuring, reorganization or divestiture of some or all of our assets, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to such acquirer.
We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances when it is necessary to enforce our User Agreement or this Privacy Policy, or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to disclose your personal information to third parties.

Your Access to Your Information
If you need to update or revise your personal information, you can do so by contacting us by email at  gavriell@herzlinstitute.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by mail at The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute, 5 Deedes Street, Jerusalem, Israel.

Security
The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored on a secure, password-protected server. We use other security measures, including appropriate communications protocols, to protect against unauthorized access to your communications. Only authorized personnel have access to your information. Despite our best efforts, however, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore you provide us with your information at your own risk.

Review and Correction
If you have comments or questions about The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute and our treatment of your information, you can contact us by email at gavriell@herzlinstitute.org  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by mail at The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Herzl Institute, 5 Deedes Street, Jerusalem, Israel. Please contact us by email or mail if you wish us to delete your personal information entirely.

This Policy was last updated June 2015.